DPS launches 3 day I-40 special enforcement

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PHOENIX -- The Arizona Department of Public Safety and other law enforcement agencies are fanned out across Interstate 40 for commercial vehicle inspections.

DPS said more than 100 officers will be making sure drivers and their big rigs are in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration standards including a comprehensive inspection of drivers, vehicles and cargo.

Operation Roadcheck is part of a national initiative involving approximately 10,000 specially trained and certified officers who will blanket North America's roadways to prevent truck and bus accidents.

The high profile focus will be along both directions of I-40 east and west of Flagstaff and will last until Thursday.

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